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    Hi my dream would be to do the Human, Social and Political Science degree at Cambridge. I feel like it’s so perfect for me as it incorporates a range of subjects. But I don’t know if my GCSEs are good enough. I got

    A- History
    A-Classical Civilisation
    A- Chemistry
    A- Food Technology
    A- French
    A*- Biology
    A*- Physics
    8- Maths
    8- English Literature
    9 - English Language

    If anyone has any advice on whether I should apply, that would be great
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    Wow! You have excellent GCSE results.
    Definitely apply!
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    I know a few (2) youtubers who study your course at Cambridge.
    One (only first year) was at Wolfson, the other (currently third) is at Homerton!

    They collab here:
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    (Original post by erratic_deus)
    Wow! You have excellent GCSE results.
    Definitely apply!
    Thank you so much! I was worried because I read online the average Cambridge student has 8 A*s.
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    (Original post by Lily_begum)
    Thank you so much! I was worried because I read online the average Cambridge student has 8 A*s.
    No no no! Forget that!
    The average Cambridge studentloves the subject they've chosen to study, performs (performed) well on the admissions test and does really well in the interview!
    Don't worry about your GCSE's!
    If it makes you feel any better, people have gotten into Cambridge with 2 gcse's or even only 3 passed GCSE's (watch this --> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxqTpLPWlMg )

    I hope you do well in your a-levels and I'll follow you!
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    (Original post by erratic_deus)
    I know a few (2) youtubers who study your course at Cambridge.
    One (only first year) was at Wolfson, the other (currently third) is at Homerton!

    They collab here:
    Thank you! This was really helpful
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    (Original post by Lily_begum)
    Hi my dream would be to do the Human, Social and Political Science degree at Cambridge. I feel like it’s so perfect for me as it incorporates a range of subjects. But I don’t know if my GCSEs are good enough. I got

    A- History
    A-Classical Civilisation
    A- Chemistry
    A- Food Technology
    A- French
    A*- Biology
    A*- Physics
    8- Maths
    8- English Literature
    9 - English Language

    If anyone has any advice on whether I should apply, that would be great
    Hey here is the video:

    Disclaimer - It may be different for him, he was the first person in his family to go to uni, he is working class, ethnic minority etc.

    There is another Cambridge youtuber who has a different demographic, upper middle class, white etc.

    ---> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SO4Hm55uoTQ
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    (Original post by Lily_begum)
    Thank you! This was really helpful
    Good luck girl! I'm in year 11 right now and on-track to getting grades similar to yours! My dream is also Cambridge but Loughborough is also really good (for my course - Engineering). I can't focus on it too much now since I have to do my GCSE's but 100% next year I can imagine myself in the same position as you.

    Btw - you can order a prospectus from March(?) I believe. Have you considered ordering one from both Oxford and Cambridge.
    I went to an Oxford open day last year. I'm going to a Cambridge open day this year!
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    (Original post by erratic_deus)
    No no no! Forget that!
    The average Cambridge studentloves the subject they've chosen to study, performs (performed) well on the admissions test and does really well in the interview!
    Don't worry about your GCSE's!
    If it makes you feel any better, people have gotten into Cambridge with 2 gcse's or even only 3 passed GCSE's (watch this --> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxqTpLPWlMg )

    I hope you do well in your a-levels and I'll follow you!
    Thank you! You've been really helpful. Good luck for your GCSEs X
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    (Original post by erratic_deus)
    Good luck girl! I'm in year 11 right now and on-track to getting grades similar to yours! My dream is also Cambridge but Loughborough is also really good (for my course - Engineering). I can't focus on it too much now since I have to do my GCSE's but 100% next year I can imagine myself in the same position as you.

    Btw - you can order a prospectus from March(?) I believe. Have you considered ordering one from both Oxford and Cambridge.
    I went to an Oxford open day last year. I'm going to a Cambridge open day this year!
    That's so cool! Engineering is an excellent course. Did you like Oxford?
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    (Original post by erratic_deus)
    Hey here is the video:

    Disclaimer - It may be different for him, he was the first person in his family to go to uni, he is working class, ethnic minority etc.

    There is another Cambridge youtuber who has a different demographic, upper middle class, white etc.

    ---> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SO4Hm55uoTQ
    Ibz mo applied when he already had his A Level grades, and I believe he had extenuating circumstances, making his GCSEs basically irrelevant in his case. Things like being the first in his family to go to uni, working class, are only negligible in comparison to the more important things like grades.
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    (Original post by Lily_begum)
    That's so cool! Engineering is an excellent course. Did you like Oxford?
    Unfortunately no, but I'm so in love with Cambridge and Loughborough (I'm also going to their open day). I honestly just can't wait to finish my GCSE's and focus on my life! haha x
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    (Original post by RedGiant)
    Ibz mo applied when he already had his A Level grades, and I believe he had extenuating circumstances, making his GCSEs basically irrelevant in his case. Things like being the first in his family to go to uni, working class, are only negligible in comparison to the more important things like grades.
    Ohhh I see thanks x
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    (Original post by erratic_deus)
    Unfortunately no, but I'm so in love with Cambridge and Loughborough (I'm also going to their open day). I honestly just can't wait to finish my GCSE's and focus on my life! haha x
    Same! I definitely prefer Cambridge. I never even considered Oxford
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    Anyone knows where I could take GCSE and A Level online study for Cambridge? I found ICS Learn UK, but it's for EDEXCEL. Thanks.
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    Did you do your research before asking this question? Because Cambridge doesn't really care about GCSEs, but with your GCSEs you can apply to Oxford
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    (Original post by The RAR)
    Did you do your research before asking this question? Because Cambridge doesn't really care about GCSEs, but with your GCSEs you can apply to Oxford
    I'm not really sure where to research this. Really? I didn't think my GCSE grades were good enough for Oxford.
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    (Original post by rosepajaroja)
    Anyone knows where I could take GCSE and A Level online study for Cambridge? I found ICS Learn UK, but it's for EDEXCEL. Thanks.
    I'm not sure sorry. Maybe try calling someone in charge of education at your local council?
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    (Original post by Lily_begum)
    I'm not really sure where to research this. Really? I didn't think my GCSE grades were good enough for Oxford.
    Just take a look at their website, not that hard
 
 
 
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